? for F-Piolt



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  • FOX426

Posted November 28, 2001 - 04:35 AM

#1

F-Piolt I noticed from researching past post that you have used both 50t rear sprocket and a51T. Please give me some input.

  • F-Pilot

Posted November 28, 2001 - 02:32 PM

#2

Currently running a 51, thinking I preferred the 50 because on a couple tracks I seem to be revving the bike more than I normally do. It does chug along better on tight trails with the 51. I'll be going back to the 50 when this one wears out.
The problem I had with the stock 49 was too tall first gear for trails and on tight tracks I would drop to first gear in 180 turns and sometime hit neutral on my upshift out of the turn causing me to almost endo on the following jump.

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  • FOX426

Posted November 30, 2001 - 04:38 AM

#3

Thanks for reply. I'm leaning towards the 51T because of extra snap and while I do have to get in 5th on a couple of straits, even with the 52 I do not top it out. Guess I'm just slow. By the way I like your Pictures. Is that a Renthal gold aluminum sprocket your using? How do they hold up?

  • m2g4b

Posted November 30, 2001 - 12:09 PM

#4

Hey there, sorry to butt in but I also run a 51 on my bike. I run a couple of tracks here, one being long and one very tight. the 51 works very well for me, it definately has the "snap" out of the corner and I usually dont go down lower than 2nd gear. I also do some trail riding and it is wonderful when in the trees. On the long track I still can get all the speed I want on the straights... just my thoughts.

  • F-Pilot

Posted November 30, 2001 - 06:12 PM

#5

Yes it's a Renthal but not gold.
I don't think they last much longer than any others, about 3-6 months.
Steel are the only ones that really last a long time but I've never tried the new stainless sidewinder so that may be an option to consider. They are $$$$ though.





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